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Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson FRS was an English poet. He was the Poet Laureate during much of Queen Victoria's reign. In 1829, Tennyson was awarded the Chancellor's Gold Medal at Cambridge for one of his first pieces, "Timbuktu". He published his first solo collection of poems, Poems, Chiefly Lyrical, in 1830. "Claribel" and "Mariana", which remain some of Tennyson's most celebrated poems, were included in this volume. Although described by some... Read More

Born6 August 1809
Somersby, Lincolnshire, England
Died6 October 1892 (aged 83)
Lurgashall, Sussex, England
OccupationPoet Laureate (1850–1892)


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